FM Nirmala Seetharaman announces RS. 50 Lakhs insurance coverage to Doctors & Medical Staff
Thu, Mar 26, 2020, 09:10 PM
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore for the economy hit by the Coronavirus outbreak. According to the sources, FM Niramala Sithraman also announced Rs 50 lakhs insurance for doctors, nurses, paramedics, sanitation workers and health workers who are exposing themselves to the virus to treat the patients. FM Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government will provide 5 kg of wheat or rice per person for three months for migrant workers, women, rural and urban poor. She added that another 1 kg pulses will be given to every household and added that no poor person goes hungry during the lockdown. She further added that 80 crore people will be benefited through this scheme.